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's charged with felony murder and felony child neglect. >>> big shake-up tonight in prince georges county politics. leslie johns season stepping down from her county council seat. she handed in her resignation letter today. it comes just five days after she pleaded guilty of destroying evidence in a federal corruption probe. chris gord season live in upper marlboro with more on the fallout today. chris? >> the prince georges county council unanimously is calling on leslie to resign effectively, not as of the end of the month. as the council session began, leslie johnson said just three words, good morning, present. then mrs. johnson left, issuing a statement through her lawyer, saying after careful thought and consideration, i tendered my resignation this morning as a member of the prince georges county council for district six, effective july 31st, 2011, the last day before august recess. i apologize for my mistake. last thursday, leslie johnson pleaded guilty to charges of witness and evidence tampering. she admitted to conspireing with her husband, former prince gornls county executive
's capital over the next few days. and big crowds, well, that also means big security concerns. tom sherwood is live for us along the national mall with the latest on all that. hey, tom. >> reporter: hey, aaron. the first thing, somebody just walked by and said why don't you take off that tie? so don't expect to see this tie in the 6:00 show. as usual, these days people coming down this weekend monday night for the fireworks will have some light security to go through to get on to the mall. but the big no-no of course is no alcohol. lots of people already here, and this holiday weekend has begun. ♪ >> reporter: the rhythm and blues tent was a featured attraction at the folk life festival which opened on the mall today. ♪ the beginning of the july 4th weekend which will climax with monday night's fireworks spectacular. >> we came to town with about 14,000 pounds of explosives packaged into more than 2500 deluxe aerial bombs with some of those containing as many as 30 individual munitions. >> reporter: and the good thing about this year's folk life festival, it's in the shade under the tre
in the master bedroom. >> we had a branch probably -- several of them about this big come out of our trees. it just was whooshing around and stuff last night. >> it turned black outside and there was tremendous noise. and i think all of the trees fell at the same time. >> reporter: mary green lost quite a few trees in her backyard, and lost her oak in the front. she is now dealing with damage to some of her windows and gutters, but luckily the structure appears okay. where do you begin when you have this kind of mess in your yard? >> i don't know, it took 911 a while to get here, and the insurance company -- it took hours to get through to the insurance company, as well. and today is a holiday, so they won't get back to us until tomorrow. >> we called insurance, the tree removal company. but i guess with all of the damage, we're not sure how soon they'll be out here. >> reporter: since thousands are still in the dark, neighbors took to the streets taking pictures and surveying damage, and many are already looking forward to the rest of their 4th of july, trying to figure out how that's goi
. >> there really is. and this is really cool. we had a big-time thunderstorm, a severe thunderstorm up around the haguerstown area. that thunderstorm has completely died out. but it septembnt out a boundary cooled us down by about 10 to 15 degrees. let's show you outside right now, where we have rain across the area. you can see very hazy around the washington, d.c. area, but it is cooler out there right now. many locations, digital doppler radar right now showing you where the rain is. we do have some rain back to the west around shenandoah county. that's a severe thunderstorm. these are big-time storms here. another severe thunderstorm warning now that includes clark county and fauquier. and we had a severe thunderstorm around fairfax county but that died out. and now a new storm has developed, and it's all along this boundary. i want you to focus. see this line right here? you can actually see it making its way down across the area. it came through leesburg, 102. next hour, 93. it came through the washington, d.c. area, it was 102 here at our studio. outside right now, 94 degrees. so about
hellie joins us live with today's developments. no big surprise here, dan. >> reporter: no. we knew that donovan mcnabb was on his way out, and he is heading to the minnesota vikings, the redskins able to salvage something out of this deal. it's not totally finalized just yet. the redskins have worked out a trade with the vikings that would bring them a sixth round pick and conditional sixth round pick as well. the final hurdle, though, is going to be mcnabb's contract. minnesota needs him to rework that deal, because he's due a $10 million bonus in about a month. and mcnabb will have a chance to start in minnesota, where the only other quarterback they have right now is christian ponder, a first-round draft pick out of florida state. so this could be a good situation and perhaps a chance for donovan mcnabb to resurrect his career. >>> all right. now to the signings, and there have been several, especially at wide receiver. brandon stokley within the hour just signed by the skins or actually coming to terms on a deal, because they can't officially sign until friday. he was in seattl
flickster now? every day i'm further behind. how these local kids are working to develop the next big thing for iphone apps. >> and i have a feeling we aren't going to know what it is. in sports, lots of changes to the >>> a new study says there is no increased risk for brain cancer among teenagers who regularly use cell phones. the national cancer institute study followed cell phone habits of more than 350 teens with brain cancer. and compared them to kids without the disease. they also could not find more brain tumors in areas of the brain receiving the highest amount of exposure to the cell phone. this study follows one released by the world health organization back in may that said using a mobile phone might increase the risk of certain types of brain tumors. >>> are you smarter than a fifth grader? you might not be in the fifth grade in one of the kids taking part in a high-tech summer camp in our area. derrick ward shows us what these kids are learning during their summer vacation. >> just going through the first stages. >> reporter: you may be looking at the next hot app for your iph
. we're going to make a crisp. a crisp sounds great, but mine end up flat like a big, mushy cookie. >> the trick is to use cold butter. we're going to start with flour. >> okay. >> and cinnamon. >> mmmm. >> and then the brown sugar. and we want to combine those first. now i'm going to cut the cold fat into that. keep it surrounded by the flour, so it doesn't become a paste. time for the fruit. so we have two quarts of washed and picked over blueberries. what. >> do we add to those? >> some white sugar and you could use brown again. >> okay. >> a little bit of lemon juice. >> this is the easiest summer fruit dessert i have ever seen. >> everybody loves this stuff. >> i love it. >> and bake it for about an hour until it's bubbly. more for the family -- maybe if you were having a dinner party, you would do small ones, individual. >> individual ones with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. perfect. >>> what's next? >> we're going to make a granita, a nice frozen dessert, would you tell us an ice cream maker. >> no ice cream maker. >> we're using cucumber, lemon basil and agaffy. you could us
attend classes as required, they will continue to remain in status. >> reporter: the raid is big news in india, where most of unva's 2,000 students come from. an indian advocacy group based in dc came on campus to investigate. >> students are scared. not only students, a lot of parents back home. they're crying and calling us, because they sent their kids here for their dreams. >> reporter: as students and their advocates continue to ask questions, classes appear to be going on as normal. while federal immigration agents were mum on what they were looking for, the school's chancellor provided a few clues about the raid. >> the warranties included many items, such as computer hardware equipment and paper documentation, which were all subsequently taken into government control. we were told that they would be returned early next week after they were copied. >> unva calls itself the most popular american university in india. it now has 30 days to show it's complying with federal rules for administering student visas. there have been no arrests. >> jane watrel. thank you, jane. >>> consid
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